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Thu. June 27

Open Music Jam at the Mex Pub. Hosted by Barry & friends Participate or listen. Starts 8PM. Live Jazz Music presented by the Georgia Straight Jazz Society at the Avalanche Bar & Grill. Cover $5. Zapatos Flamenco Nights at The Zocalo Cafe 6:30-8:30.

Fri. June 28 Live Music Wax Candy with James Dean / Skian / Martian is at the Mex Pub. $5 Cover. Starts 9:30PM. Customer Day Fun at The Avalanche Bar & Grill & City Centre Spirits. BBQ & More Live Music Brodie Dawson is in the Acoustic Lounge at The Prime Chophouse 8-11PM. Live Music Taj Weekes & Adowa play some vibrant rasta reggae at The Waverley Hotel Cover $10. Doors @ 9:30. Live Music Noel Cebuliak is at The Zocalo Cafe 7:30-9:30. Live Music Enablers are playing tonight at The Griffin Pub. Plus TGIF, Pick the Ace

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Live Music Blaine Dunaway is playing The Zocalo Cafe 12:00-2:00.

Sat. June 29

Mon. July 1

Live Music MIX @ MEX with Young Cap at the Mex Pub. Cover @ Door. Starts 9:30PM. Live Music Black Swan Fiddlers are playing at The Zocalo Cafe 7:30-9:30. Live Music Miss Christina Klassen is in the Fusion Lounge at The Prime Chophouse 8-11PM. Live Music DJ Funktion is at The Cumberland Hotel. There will be prizes! 10PM-1AM. Name that Tune with VaLori & Friends at The Griffin Pub. Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466 Live Music at Billy D's Pub. Hosted by Mitch Currie Starts 8:30PM. Foam Party So much foamy fun at The Avalanche Bar & Grill! Starts 9PM Cover @ door.

Pool Tournament and Poker night at The Griffin Pub. Everyone Welcome! Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466

Sun. June 30 Bluegrass Brunch at the Waverley Hotel with Brunch 10:30 Music @ 11:30 Celebrating 16 years of the simple things

Tue. July 2 Live Music The First Tuesday Fundraiser hosted by Bruce & Judy Wing with special guests, "The Hot Club of Courtenay", local jazz musicians (Blaine Dunaway, Anela Kahiamoe, Jeff Drummond, and John Hyde) performing a tribute to the music of "The Hot Club of France". The original quintet was famous in the 1940's and featured Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli. Playing tonight at The Mex Pub. Cover by donation to the foodbank. 7:30pm

Cumberland Hotel. 8:3011:30PM. Prizes. Every Wednesday. Live Music James Lambert is in part of Wine Wednesday at The Prime Chophouse 7:3010:30PM. Live Music Check out the piano bar at The Griffin Pub (and our $3 Appies!) Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466

Thu. July 4 Open Music Jam at the Mex Pub. Hosted by Barry & friends Participate or listen. Starts 8PM. Live Jazz Music presented by the Georgia Straight Jazz Society at the Avalanche Bar & Grill. Cover $5. Live Music Bee Wolf Ray is playing The Zocalo Cafe 6:308:30.

Fri. July 5 Live Music Dirty Little Secret are playing tonight at The Griffin Pub. Plus TGIF, Pick the Ace of spades & WIN! Call for the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466

Wed. July 3 Karaoke at the Mex Pub. You could win up to 1,000 Loonies. Starts 9PM. Blues Jam at The

Live Music FLAVOR NIGHT with Mitch & friends at the Mex Pub. Live Music Luke Blu Guthrie is in the Acoustic Lounge at The Prime Chophouse 8-11PM.

Sat. July 6 Karaoke Win up to 1000 Loonies at the Mex Pub 9pm Live Music Silk Pajamas is playing jazz at 4pm and Michael Poyntz at 7pm at The Zocalo Cafe Name that Tune with VaLori & Friends at The Griffin Pub. Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466 Live Music at Billy D's Pub. Hosted by Mitch Currie Starts 8:30PM. Live Music Machine Gun Kelly plays the Cumberland Hotel. 9am-1am. Live Music Live DJ in the Fusion Lounge at The Prime Chophouse 8-11PM. UFC 135 Silva vs. Weidmen on the big screens in the Avalanche Bar starts 7pm $5 cover.

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Bluegrass Brunch at the Waverley Hotel with Brunch 10:30 Music @ 11:30 Live Music Blaine Dunaway is playing The Zocalo Cafe 6:30-8:30.

Mon. July 8 Pool Tournament and Poker night at The Griffin Pub. Everyone Welcome! Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466

Tue. July 9 Live Music Open Jam night at the Mex Pubwith Mitch & Flavor. Starts 8PM.

Wed. July 10 Karaoke at the Mex Pub. You could win up to 1,000 Loonies. Starts 9PM. Blues Jam at The Cumberland Hotel. 8:3011:30PM. Prizes. Every Wednesday. Live Music Joanna Finch is part of Wine Wednesday at the The Prime Chophouse 7:3010:30PM.

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Live Music Check out the piano bar at The Griffin Pub (and our $3 Appies!) Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466

Jason Zimmer ...the restaurants new executive chef, and Christopher Thift, the executive sous chef, that the sky is really the only limit. With their charismatic attitudes, zest for life, and culinary brilliance, Kory is truly excited where the team can push the limits of dining here in the valley. Coming from more of a corporate restaurant environment Kory hopes to bring to the valley a new experience that he feels the a Prime Example Valley has been waiting for and Prime deserves. Chophouse in Courtenay

Thu. July 11 Open Music Jam at the Mex Pub. Hosted by Barry & friends Participate or listen. Starts 8PM. Live Jazz Music presented by the Georgia Straight Jazz Society at the Avalanche Bar & Grill. Cover $5.

Fri. July 12 Live Music Bootleg are playing tonight at The Griffin Pub. Plus TGIF, Pick the Ace of spades & WIN! Call for the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466

A Southwestern Café

In the Courtyard on the Corner of 5th & Cliffe | 250.338.8885 Parking behind building by Central Builders

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Name that Tune with VaLori & Friends at The Griffin Pub. Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466 Live Music Nerdybear Presents at the Mex Pub Starts 9:30pm Live Music at Billy D's Pub. Hosted by Mitch Currie Starts 8:30PM.

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Live Music Jellyfish Jam Productions Presents with Tash & friends at the Mex Pub Live Music Forbidden Jazz is playing The Zocalo Cafe 7:30-9:30. Live Music Amanda Usher is in the Acoustic Lounge at The Prime Chophouse 8-11PM. Karaoke at the Cumberland Hotel. It's fun! 9pm-1am.

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Live Music Live DJ in the Fusion Lounge at The Prime Chophouse 8-11PM. Live Music DJ Night Funktion plays the Cumberland Hotel. 9am-1am.

Sun. July 14 Bluegrass Brunch at the Waverley Hotel with Brunch 10:30 Music @ 11:30 Live Music Blaine Dunaway is playing The Zocalo Cafe 12-2pm.

Mon. July 15 Pool Tournament and Poker night at The Griffin Pub. Everyone Welcome! Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466

Tue. July 16 Live Music CYMC Jam

Session is at The Zocalo Cafe 6-9pm Live Music Open Jam night at the Mex Pubwith Mitch & Flavor. Starts 8PM.

Wed. July 17 Karaoke at the Mex Pub. You could win up to 1,000 Loonies. Starts 9PM. Live Music Jenn Forsland is part of Wine Wednesday at The Prime Chophouse 7:3010:30PM. Blues Jam at The Cumberland Hotel. 8:3011:30PM. Prizes. Every Wednesday. Live Music Check out the piano bar at The Griffin Pub (and our $3 Appies!) Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466

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July 6 Machine Gun Kelly July 13 Funktion DJ Night July 20 Rockfish

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Karaoke 9pm-1am

WEDNESDAYS

Blues Jam 8:30-11:30 PM

Hosted by David Spragge • Prizes

SPECIAL! July 27t h Doug Cox & Sam Hurrie Band Back for One Night! Don’t Miss this Special Concert!

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Thu. July 18

Open Music Jam at the Mex Pub. Hosted by Barry & friends Participate or listen. Starts 8PM. Live Jazz Music presented by the Georgia Straight Jazz Society at the Avalanche Bar & Grill. Cover $5. Live Music CYMC Jam Session is at The Zocalo Cafe 6-9pm

Fri. July 19 Live Music Nights to Remember - Hip Hop with Young Cap & friends at the Mex Pub Starts 9:30pm Live Music Blue Collar are playing tonight at The Griffin Pub. Plus TGIF, Pick the Ace of spades & WIN! Call for the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466

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Live Music Blaine Dunaway is playing The Zocalo Cafe 7-9ßpm. Live Music Brodie Dawson is in the Acoustic Lounge at The Prime Chophouse 8-11PM Karaoke at the Cumberland Hotel. It's fun! 9pm-1am.

Live Music Celtic Cargo Cult is playing The Zocalo Cafe 7:30-9:30pm.

Sat. July 20

Live Music Blaine Dunaway is playing The Zocalo Cafe 12-2pm

Name that Tune with VaLori & Friends at The Griffin Pub. Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466 Live Music a Live DJ is in the Fusion Lounge at The Prime Chophouse 8-11PM. Live Music Rockfish plays the Cumberland Hotel. 9am-1am. Live Music at Billy D's Pub. Hosted by Mitch Currie Starts 8:30PM. Live Music REMEDY at the Mex Pub starts at 9:30pm

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Bluegrass Brunch at the Waverley Hotel with Brunch 10:30 Music @ 11:30

Hawaii has set down new roots on a new island and locals are lucky for it! A talented and versatile musician, he has opened for performers such as Elvin Bisiop and Fleetwood Mac with a band called (what else?) "Island Band" they even reached #5 on the top

Mon. July 22 Pool Tournament and Poker night at The Griffin Pub. Everyone Welcome! Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466

Tue. July 23 Live Music Open Jam night at the Mex Pubwith Mitch & Flavor. Starts 8PM.

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You can catch Anela around the valley at various jams, shows and as part of the 'Hot Club of Courtenay' for the First Tuesday Fundraiser at the Mex Pub on July 2nd. Cover by Donation

40 lists in the late 70s. Although he sports a history of professional musical gigs and performances, Anela always remains approachable, friendly and shares his easygoing nature that is easily heard in his approach to his music. He plays everything from top 40s to traditional Hawaiian, good old rock and roll to some feelclassics.

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MONDAYS Karaoke

Hosted by Bruce & Judy Wing. Special Guests Hot Club of Courtenay Jazz Band.

JULY 5 • 9:30PM | Cover @ door. FLAVOR with Mitch & Friends. JULY 6 • 9:00PM | No Cover KARAOKE NIGHT JULY 12 • 9:30PM | Cover @ door. JELLYFISH JAM PRODUCTIONS with Tash & Friends

JULY 13 • 9:30PM | Cover @ door. NERDYBEAR PRESENTS JULY 19 • 9:30PM | Cover @ door. NIGHTS TO REMEMBER with Hip Hop with Young Cap & Friends

JULY 20 • 9:30PM | No Cover REMEDY Live Rock

JULY 26 • 9:30PM | $5 Cover @ door. WAX CANDY with Skian & Mike Cash JULY 27 • 9:00PM | No Cover MACHINE GUN KELLY

with guests, Fully Unstable, the valley’s up & coming rock sensation

Appies served Fri. & Sat. nights til Midnight

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across from Shoppers Drug Mart

WEDNESDAYS Pool & Poker

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Jazz Night with the Comedy Night

3rd Thursday of Each Month

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Wed. July 24

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rentals 1. Identity Thief 2. A Good Day to Die Hard 3. Parker 4. Oz the Great and Powerful 5. Bachelorette 6. Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters 7. Silver Linings Playbook 8. Snitch 9. Jack Reacher 10. Warm Bodies p rovid ed by

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Karaoke at the Mex Pub. You could win up to 1,000 Loonies. Starts 9PM. Blues Jam at The Cumberland Hotel. 8:3011:30PM. Prizes. Every Wednesday. Live Music Check out the piano bar at The Griffin Pub (and our $3 Appies!) Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466 Live Music Live music is on for Wine Wednesday at The Prime Chophouse 7:3010:30PM.

Thu. July 25 Open Music Jam at the Mex Pub. Hosted by Barry & friends Participate or listen. Starts 8PM. Zapatos Flamenco Nights at The Zocalo Cafe 6:30 pm tonight. Live Music as part of Wine Wednesday at The Prime Chophouse 7:30-10:30PM. Live Jazz Music presented by the Georgia Straight Jazz Society at the Avalanche Bar & Grill. Cover $5.

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Mike Cash, SKIAN & friends at the Mex Pub starts 9:30 Live Music Impalas are playing tonight at The Griffin Pub. Plus TGIF, Pick the Ace of spades & WIN! Call for the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466 Live Music Joey Clarkson & Breanne are in the Acoustic Lounge at The Prime Chophouse 8-11PM. Live Music Blue King Brown at the Waverley Hotel Tickets $15 adv. Doors at 9:30pm Live Music Black Swan Fiddlers are playing The Zocalo Cafe 7:30-9:30pm.

Live Music at Billy D's Pub. Hosted by Mitch Currie Starts 8:30PM.

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Sun. July 28

July 1st 7PM - Sid Williams Theatre

Sat. July 27

Live Music Open Jam night at the Mex Pubwith Mitch & Flavor. Starts 8PM.

Name that Tune with VaLori & Friends at The Griffin Pub. Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466 Live Music Ralph Barrat is playing The Zocalo Cafe 7:309:30pm. Live Music Doug Cox and Sam Hurrie Band plays the Cumberland Hotel. 9am-1am Don't miss this show! Live Music a Live DJ is in the Fusion Lounge at The Prime Chophouse 8-11PM. Live Music Machine Gun Kelly and Fully Unstable performs at the Mex Pub starts at 9pm

Bluegrass Brunch at the Waverley Hotel with Brunch 10:30 Music @ 11:30 Live Music Blaine Dunaway is playing The Zocalo Cafe 12-2pm.

Mon. July 29 Pool Tournament and Poker night at The Griffin Pub. Everyone Welcome! Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466

Tue. July 30

Wed. July 31 Karaoke at the Mex Pub. You could win up to 1,000 Loonies. Starts 9PM. Blues Jam at The Cumberland Hotel. 8:3011:30PM. Prizes. Every Wednesday. Live Music is part of Wine Wednesday at The Prime Chophouse 7:30-10:30pm Live Music Check out the piano bar at The Griffin Pub (and our $3 Appies!) Take the Griffin Shuttle there and back 250-339-4466

It is a free 2 hour concert featuring music, video, dance and more! It's an event for the whole family. It's free and it is first come, first seated, so come before 6:30 to avoid disappointment! If you wish, a donation for the food bank would be appreciated.

Theatre | Shrek - the Musical July 16-20 - Sid Williams Theatre

Shrek The Musical, based on the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks film, brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favourite ogre to life on stage.

Movie | Pacific Rim Guillermo del Toro's latest pits giant piloted robots—known as Jaegers— against giant monsters that have risen from under the sea. They find their armies on the brink of defeat and their arsenal of robots nearly depleted -The Atlantic Release Date: July 12, 2013

‘‘ Pacific Rim

Legendary Pictures

OVER 20,000 Movies

Summer Concert Series on the grounds of

OVER 2,000 BLU-RAY • OVER ONE HUNDRED 3D MOVIES

NEW MOVIES FOR SALE CHECK OUT OUR HUGE PATIO! Perfect for dining & watching the planes!

GRIFFIN GOLF TOURNEY JULY 28 - SIGN UP NOW! SPACE LIMITED!

A Duo That Will Shake Your Bones

LIVE MUSIC FRIDAY NIGHTS JULY 55............ DIRTY LITTLE SECRET

SOMETHING for EVERYONE

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Name that Tune With VaLori & Friends

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WEDNESDAYS

$3 Appys & Piano Bar with Rob Petrie

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Kilmorley Rd.

July 4th, 2013 7-9pm

Take the Shuttle to and from your home!

SATURDAYS

Starting At

The Griffin Liquor Store Opening Soon! 1496 Ryan Rd (next to Goods Grocery)

1185 Kilmorley Rd. Comox (250) 339-4466

OPEN 10-10 EVERY DAY 8-2225 Guthrie Rd. Comox 250-339-9121


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